Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 64 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 05:12 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 38 km depth
20 Sep 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 37.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.331°S / 71.74°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (172 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||38 km||28 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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